VETO 2006, FARSIDE team second packet bonuses

BONUS 1
Auditory bonus: See alternative bonus 1 (right after this) if no working audio.
For 10 points each, name the musicals from snippets of their songs.

A. [[ PLAY TAPE until you hear "End of Part A"]]

Answer:  ANNIE GET YOUR GUN

B. [[ PLAY TAPE until you hear "End of Part B"]]

Answer:  ANYTHING GOES

C. [[ PLAY TAPE until you hear "End of First Auditory Bonus"]]

Answer:  SWEENEY TODD


ALTERNATIVE BONUS 1
Use this in place of Bonus 1 only if no working audio.
For 10 points each, name the musical from titles of songs introduced in it.

A. "Doin' What Comes Natur'lly" and "There's No Business Like Show Business"

Answer:  ANNIE GET YOUR GUN

B. "I Get a Kick Out of You" and "You're the Top"

Answer:  ANYTHING GOES

C. "Green Finch and Linnet Bird" and "The Worst Pies in London"

Answer:  SWEENEY TODD


BONUS 2
[[ HAND OUT PAGE WITH THREE MAPS ]]

You've just been handed a page with three maps of overseas island territories belonging to France. Name them — A, B, and C — for 10 points each.

Answers: 
A. MARTINIQUE
B. NEW CALEDONIA or NOUVELLE-CALÉDONIE
C. RÉUNION


BONUS 3
Auditory bonus: See alternative bonus 3 (right after this) if no working audio.
I'll play you three pieces of music. Name the composers for 10 points each.

A. [[ PLAY TAPE until you hear "End of Part A"]]

Answer:  Niccolò PAGANINI
(the work is his 24th Caprice)

B. [[ PLAY TAPE until you hear "End of Part B"]]

Answer:  Sergei Vasilievich RACHMANINOFF
(the work is the 18th variation, andante cantabile, of his "Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini")

C. [[ PLAY TAPE until you hear "End of Second Auditory Bonus"]]

Answer:  Henry (or Enrico Nicola) MANCINI
(the work is the "Pink Panther" theme)


ALTERNATIVE BONUS 3
Use this in place of Bonus 3 only if no working audio.
Name these composers, ten points each.

A. As a performer, he's been called the first ever virtuoso violinist, beginning as a teenager in Genoa in the 1790s, making solo tours with his violin which he named the Cannone ["can-NO-nay"] Guarnerius. He wrote string quartets, six violin concerti, and twenty-four capricci ["cap-REE-chee"] for unaccompanied violin.

Answer:  Niccolò PAGANINI

B. In 1934 he wrote twenty-four variations on Paganini's twenty-fourth Caprice, including an eighteenth variation that turns the theme upside down.

Answer:  Sergei Vasilievich RACHMANINOFF

C. He composed "Moon River" for Breakfast at Tiffany's, and also the theme music for The Pink Panther.

Answer:  Henry (or Enrico Nicola) MANCINI


BONUS 4
[[ HAND OUT PAGE SHOWING ENGLISH AND RUSSIAN TEXT ]]
You've just been handed the opening pages of two works by authors who won the Nobel prize in literature. Name the works for 10 points each, and the authors for 5 points each. You have 15 seconds.

Answers: 
A. LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT   (10 points)
by Eugene (Gladstone) O'NEILL   (5 points)
B. One (or A) DAY IN THE LIFE OF IVAN DENISOVICH or ODIN DEN IVANA DENISOVICHA   (10 points)
by Aleksandr Isayevich SOLZHENITSYN   (5 points)


BONUS 5
[[ HAND OUT PAGE SHOWING BLANK MAP OF ROMAN EMPIRE ]]
I've just handed you a map showing provinces of the Roman Empire, circa AD 120. Of the ten numbered provinces, pick ANY THREE OF YOUR CHOICE and give their names, for 10 points each. You have 15 seconds.

Answers: 
1. LUSITANIA
2. MAURETANIA
3. AQUITANIA
4. GERMANIA INFERIOR
5. GERMANIA SUPERIOR
6. PANNONIA
7. MACEDONIA
8. BITHYNIA
9. LYCAONIA
10. ARMENIA


BONUS 6
[[ HAND OUT PAGE WITH VISUAL ART ]]
You've just been given a page with three works of visual art, together with the year in which each was made. Name the artists, for 10 points each.

Answers: 
A. Amedeo (Clemente) MODIGLIANI   (Portrait of Leopold Zborowski)
B. David HOCKNEY   (The Big Splash)
C. Sir John Tenniel   (the Mad Tea-Party from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland)


BONUS 7
[[ HAND OUT PAGE SHOWING STONE WITH INSCRIPTIONS ]]
You've just been handed a picture of an engraved stone found near Pylos in Greece, with a script that was deciphered in the 1950s. For 10 points per answer:

A. What script is this?

Answer:  LINEAR B
(If anyone says Linear A: that one hasn't been deciphered yet.)

B. Linear B was used for writing what earliest known form of the Greek language, named after a centre of Greek civilization featured in Homer's epics?

Answer:  MYCENAEAN

C. The modern Greek alphabet is not derived from Linear B, but rather is adapted from what consonantal alphabet of the Eastern Mediterranean?

Answer:  PHOENICIAN


BONUS 8
[[ HAND OUT PAGE SHOWING SATELLITE PHOTO ]]
You've just been handed a satellite photo with an annulus-shaped lake circled. For 10 points per answer:

A. Name the lake.

Answer:  Lake (or Lac) MANICOUAGAN Reservoir

B. The federal electoral district of Manicouagan, which contains the lake, was held from 1984 to 1988 by what Member of Parliament?

Answer:  (Martin) Brian MULRONEY

C. Mulroney's first Deputy Prime Minister, from 1984 to 1986, was what Member of Parliament for Yukon since 1957?

Answer:  Erik (Hersholt) NIELSEN


BONUS 9
For 10 points each, name these tropical trees.

A. Its hard, close-grained wood is heavier than water and has been used for ornamental carvings, going as far back as ancient Egyptian tombs, and also for veneers, especially on musical instruments.

Answer:  EBONY

B. Because of excessive logging in the Amazon, it's listed as "protected" in the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species. Selling for about two thousand dollars per cubic metre, its hard, reddish-brown wood is used in high-class furniture.

Answer:  MAHOGANY

C. In India, this member of the mahogany family is called the "village pharmacy" because of its medicinal properties, which are mentioned in the Vedas. Millions of people use its twigs and leaves to brush their teeth.

Answer:  NEEM


BONUS 10
Name these Canadian industrial towns. Ten points each.

A. At the end of Vancouver Island's longest inlet, this town's economy is dominated by its paper and lumber mills, but to tourists it markets itself as "the Salmon Capital of the World" and the start of the West Coast Trail.

Answer:  PORT ALBERNI, British Columbia
(Yes, Campbell River also calls itself "the Salmon Capital of the World".)

B. During World War Two, its Polymer Corporation plant manufactured the first synthetic rubber in Canada. Still prominent in the chemical industry, this Great Lakes port is the terminus of an oil pipeline from Alberta.

Answer:  SARNIA, Ontario

C. Surrounded by the richest coalfield in eastern Canada, it was home to the country's biggest steel mill in the early 1900s. The steel mill closed in 2000, and now instead of subsidizing the steel mill, taxpayers are paying to clean up the town's Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens.

Answer:  SYDNEY, Nova Scotia


BONUS 11
Name these non-Arabs who have prominent roles in Iraq today. Ten points each.

A. This most senior Shia cleric in Iraq rarely leaves his home in Najaf. Iranian-born and not even an Iraqi citizen, he's considered the most influential person in the country's politics.

Answer:  Grand Ayatollah Al-Haj Al-Sayyid Ali Husaini al-SISTANI

B. The Secretary General of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, he was chosen in April by the Iraqi National Assembly to be the country's president.

Answer:  Jalal TALABANI

C. Talabani's long-time rival, the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, he is now president of the Iraqi Kurdistan region.

Answer:  Massoud BARZANI


BONUS 12
Name the character who speaks these lines from plays by Shakespeare. Ten points each.

A. "What mean you, Caesar? think you to walk forth? / You shall not stir out of your house to-day."

Answer:  CALPURNIA   (from Julius Caesar)

B. "Neither a borrower nor a lender be; / For loan oft loses both itself and friend, / And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry."

Answer:  POLONIUS, Lord Chamberlain   (from Hamlet)

C. "What, jealous Oberon! Fairies, skip hence: / I have forsworn his bed and company."

Answer:  TITANIA, Queen of the Fairies   (from A Midsummer Night's Dream)


BONUS 13
Name these foods that originated in India. Ten points each.

A. A condiment made from fruits, vinegar, sugar, and spices, and cooked into a chunky spread.

Answer:  CHUTNEY

B. Meaning "pepper water" in Tamil, this soup is made from coconut cream, onions, lentils, spices, and rice. British Imperialists thought they improved it by adding chicken stock.

Answer:  MULLIGATAWNY soup

C. Prepared by boiling milk, adding lemon juice or vinegar, and squeezing out the liquid, it's the only type of cheese in traditional South Asian cooking, and it does not melt when heated.

Answer:  PANEER


BONUS 14
Name these fictional Eastern European countries. Ten points each.

A. "If any form of pleasure is exhibited / Report to me and it will be prohibited. / I'll put my foot down, so shall it be / This is the land of the free." So sings its ruler, Rufus T. Firefly, played by Groucho Marx in Duck Soup.

Answer:  FREEDONIA

B. Its main export is mud, which is waist-deep everywhere. Almost all of its people have long beards and wear tall grey hats in the comic strip Dilbert.

Answer:  ELBONIA

C. "A Land Untouched by Modern Dentistry", this subject of the first Jetlag Travel Guide book is the birthplace of whooping cough and produces eighty-three per cent of the world's beetroot.

Answer:  MOLVANÎA


BONUS 15
Answer these questions about the Muses. You get five points for one correct answer, 10 for two, 20 for three, or 30 for all four.

A. According to Hesiod, the muses are the daughters of Zeus and what goddess?

Answer:  MNEMOSYNE

B. Who is the muse of astronomy and astrology?

Answer:  URANIA

C. Who is the muse of sacred poetry?

Answer:  POLYHYMNIA

D. Who is the muse of tragedy?

Answer:  MELPOMENE


BONUS 16
Name these amino acids that are essential for humans. Ten points each.

A. In the standard genetic code, it's encoded by only one codon, AUG, which also carries the "start" message for the ribosome. Its chemical formula is C five H eleven N O two S.

Answer:  METHIONINE

B. Its genetic codon UUU was the first to be discovered; UUC also codes for it. It has a benzyl side chain, and its chemical formula is C nine H eleven N O two.

Answer:  PHENYLALANINE

C. It is coded genetically by AU and any third nucleotide. In plants, it can be synthesized from aspartic acid. Its chemical formula is C four H nine N O three.

Answer:  THREONINE


BONUS 17
Answer these questions about the new federal cabinet. Ten points each.

A. This former Executive Vice President of the Montreal Economic Institute received sixty-seven per cent of the vote in the Quebec riding of Beauce and is now Minister of Industry.

Answer:  Maxime BERNIER

B. Josée Verner from Quebec City is Minister responsible for Official Languages and Minister of International Co-operation, and also has the title of Minister responsible for what international organization?

Answer:  La FRANCOPHONIE

C. There were already enough Calgarians in the cabinet, so this former Deputy House Leader of the Opposition became Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister.

Answer:  Jason KENNEY


BONUS 18
Name these Bible locations. Ten points each.

A. The Lord commanded Moses to get himself up unto this mountain in order to "behold the land of Canaan, which I give unto the children of Israel for a possession ... but thou shalt not go over thither."

Answer:  Mount NEBO

B. It was the home town of Mary and Martha, and of their brother Lazarus, whom Jesus raised from the dead.

Answer:  BETHANY

C. This location at the foot of the Mount of Olives is where, the night before he was crucified, Jesus went to pray. He asked Peter, James, and John to wait for him here, but they fell asleep.

Answer:  the garden of GETHSEMANE


BONUS 19
Answer these questions about Giuseppe Garibaldi. Ten points each.

A. Garibaldi was born in 1807 in what city that was then, and is now, part of France?

Answer:  NICE ["niece"] or NIZZA

B. In 1814, Nice became part of what kingdom in whose navy Garibaldi served?

Answer:  (Piedmont-)SARDINIA

C. Garibaldi was an early member of the Young Italy Society founded by what other revolutionary who in 1849 was briefly a Triumvir of the Roman Republic with Carlo Armellini and Aurelio Saffi?

Answer:  Giuseppe MAZZINI


BONUS 20
Canadian literature has been enriched by authors who have moved here from South Asia and written about their original homelands. Name these novels for 10 points each.

A. A forensic pathologist working for the United Nations returns to her native Sri Lanka and finds evidence of a recent murder in this Michael Ondaatje novel.

Answer:  ANIL'S GHOST

B. In Bombay in the 1970s, Gustad Noble gets caught up in international intrigue and corruption in this first novel by Rohinton Mistry.

Answer:  SUCH A LONG JOURNEY

C. A gay adolescent comes of age in 1980s Sri Lanka in this Shyam Selvadurai novel with a title suggested by a famous Barbra Streisand role.

Answer:  FUNNY BOY


BONUS 21
Name these psychological disorders listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Ten points each.

A. "A failure to resist impulses to steal items that are not needed or sought for personal use or monetary value."

Answer:  KLEPTOMANIA

B. "The repetitive, uncontrollable pulling of one's body hair. Most commonly, scalp hair, eyelashes, and eyebrows are pulled, although hair may be pulled from any location. "

Answer:  TRICHOTILLOMANIA

C. A "symptom associated with neuroleptic drugs used in the treatment of mental disorders ... characterized by acute muscle hypertonicity or spasm."

Answer:  (Neuroleptic induced acute) DYSTONIA


BONUS 22
Name the elements from minerals containing them. Ten points each.

A. Its oxide is periclase. With calcium and carbonate it forms dolomite.

Answer:  MAGNESIUM

B. Its oxide has three polymorphs: brookite, anatase, and rutile.

Answer:  TITANIUM

C. Its oxide is pyrolusite, and its carbonate is rhodochrosite.

Answer:  MANGANESE


Vancouver Estival Trivia Open, 2006, FARSIDE team second packet